John Kerry has promised that, if elected, his economic policies will produce 10 million new jobs. Some FactCheck.org subscribers have asked us why we haven’t debunked that claim, given that the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) counted only 8.4 million who were unemployed as of March.
Latest barrage of ads repeats misleading claims that Kerry “repeatedly opposed” mainstream weapons.
Study published by Bush’s Treasury Department contradicts Bush’s campaign.
Kerry invents a new “Misery Index.” The old one makes Bush’s tenure look better than most.
The President’s ad recycles bogus claims, then tells only part of the story about Kerry’s position on tax breaks for couples and children.
Kerry ad puts words in Bush’s mouth that Bush never uttered.
Kerry once voiced support for a 50-cent increase in the gasoline tax. Bush calls that “wacky,” but Bush’s chief economist praised the idea.
Kerry supported an increased tax on Social Security benefits, but he also supported a repeal and Bush didn’t.
Animated cartoon claims Bush cuts education funding, but it’s really up 58%.
Bush campaign falsely accuses Kerry of voting 350 times for tax increases. Bush’s own words mislead reporters.